the GOP

noun

Definition of the GOP

: the Republican Party of the U.S. longtime members of the GOP often used as GOP before another noun a GOP governorattending the GOP convention

Note: GOP is an abbreviation of "Grand Old Party."

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“The GOP.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20GOP. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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